Liraglutide

Red

Brand Name(s):Saxenda

Indication:Weight Management

Rationale:1,2

Considered:Aug-17

Review Date:Jan-26

Comments:
NICE TA 664
Liraglutide is recommended for managing overweight and obesity alongside reduced-calorie diet & increased physical activity in adults. This recommendation is for patients with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and a high risk of CVD with a BMI ?35kg/m2. It should be prescribed by the weight management service.